For Immediate Release 12/21/17
South Baltimore — Dashonn Gipson was found guilty of first degree murder, using a handgun in a crime of violence, and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) Traci Robinson prosecuted the case.
On June 8, 2016 at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of James Street for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Tiffany Lowery, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to her back.
The medical examiner later determined that Lowery died as a result of the seven gunshot wounds and the manner of her death was ruled a homicide.
During their investigation, Baltimore Police detectives located a camera from a corner store that showed the shooter discharging a handgun in the direction of the victim.
Further investigation revealed that the shooter had tossed a soda can while being recorded. The can was located and came back with Gipson’s fingerprints. Witnesses were also located who identified Gipson as being at the scene.
“As 2017 comes to an end and we embark on a new year, we must send a strong message to those who perpetuate this type of violence that we will vigorously bring them to justice,” said State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. “Thanks to the cooperation of a neighborhood business and community members, as well as the thorough investigation of the detectives, ASA Robinson was able to deliver justice to the family and friends of Tiffany Lowery.”
Gipson faces Life in prison, and is scheduled for sentencing on March 23, 2018.